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Plecia lygaeoides

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Taxonomy
Protomyia lygaeoides was named by Heer (1849). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Radoboj (Grätz Collection), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia.

It was recombined as Penthetria lygaeoides by Evenhuis (1994); it was recombined as Plecia lygaeoides by Förster (1891), Theobald (1937) and Skartveit and Nel (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Protomyia lygaeoides Heer p. 232 figs. Pl 17, fig 1
1856Protomyia lygaeoides Heer p. 35
1865Protomyia gracilenta von Heyden and von Heyden p. 28 figs. Pl 9, fig 12
1891Plecia lygaeoides Förster p. 469 figs. Pl 14, fig 12
1937Bibio detractus Theobald p. 336 figs. Pl XXI fig 1
1937Plecia lygaeoides Theobald p. 340
1937Plecia acutiventris Theobald p. 342 figs. Pl XXII fig 9
1937Plecia guinieri Theobald p. 408 figs. Pl VIII fig 7; Pl IX fig 13; Pl XXIX fig 21
1994Penthetria lygaeoides Evenhuis
1994Plecia gracilenta Evenhuis
2017Plecia lygaeoides Skartveit and Nel p. 51 figs. 38, 40, 42-44, 144-148

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
infraorderBibionomorpha
superfamilyBibionoideaNewman 1834
familyBibionidaeNewman 1834
subfamilyPleciinaeDuda 1930
genusPleciaWiedemann 1823
specieslygaeoides()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available